Documentary film about musician Tran Lap screened in HCM City

A documentary film commemorating musician Tran Lap was presented in Ho Chi Minh City on May 22.

A scene in the film

A scene in the film

The film titled “Yesterday story” aims to celebrate the 1st death anniversary of rocker Tran Lap and the 22nd anniversary of the establishment of the rock band, Buc Tuong (The Wall). It tells about 20-year long-term voyage of the rock band, and outstanding moments and the living of the group’s members.

The 75-minute long movie is directed by Dang Linh and Hong Thang, and produced by the Viet Nam National Documentary and Scientific Film Studio.

Musician Tran Hung, a member of the group said that the rock band plans to organize a rock show with symphonic orchestra and choir, and launch a café displaying valuable memories of the Buc Tuong in yearend
The film made its premiere in Hanoi in March.

Famous rocker and songwriter Tran Lap died in Hanoi in March last year after a courageous 5-month battle with cancer. The iconic singer whose real name is Tran Quyet Lap was born in 1974 in the northern province of Nam Dinh.

He was founder of the Buc Tuong (The Wall) rock band that was formed in 1995. The rock band includes three members, musician Tran Lap, guitarist Tran Tuan Hung and Nguyen Hoang. The band grew up from musical movement of students. The band is regarded as a leading rock band in Vietnam.

Lap was author of many ballad rock songs, favored by generations of students over the past 20 years, such as Bong hong thuy tinh (The glass rose), Dung nhu hon da (Don't be like a stone), Nguoi dan ba hoa da (The woman turned into stone) and more.

The most popular song, Duong toi vinh quang (Road to glory) is used as a theme song for several editions of the popular "Road to Mt. Olympia's Peak" quiz show organized by national broadcaster Vietnam Television.

He was one of the four judges of The Voice of Vietnam 2012 program that was aired on VTV3.

Scenes in the film: 

Phim tài liệu về Trần Lập và ban nhạc Bức Tường được công chiếu tại TPHCM ảnh 2
Phim tài liệu về Trần Lập và ban nhạc Bức Tường được công chiếu tại TPHCM ảnh 3

Phim tài liệu về Trần Lập và ban nhạc Bức Tường được công chiếu tại TPHCM ảnh 5

By QUANG TIEN -Translated by Kim Khanh

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